• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Summary Of The Speckled Band

Extracts from this document...


Summary Of The Speckled Band The Speckled Band This story is about a women that asks for Sherlock Holmes help because she believes that she is going to die like her sister that died two years before. She believes that her sister was either frightened to death or killed by gipsies. Because when this Helen found her sister the last words the she sad was "Helen! Oh my God, Helen! It was the band! ...read more.


But if the sisters would marry he would have to pay them �250 each a year so if the girls would marry he wouldn't get all the money! But now Helen had decided to get married but then a few days later her stepfather decided to mend the wall of Helens room so that she had to move into her sisters room and now she was scared for her live. ...read more.


Holmes now was in the room that Helen was supposed to be in and suddenly the light was lit in the stepfather's room, and then Sherlock jumped and hit the bell robe under the air-vent. Then there was a little whistle and then a scream and Holmes ran to the other room and there was the stepfather dead and with a speckled band on him. It wasn't band it was an Indian snake that the stepfather used to kill Helens sister and was going to kill Helen with it to. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Arthur Conan Doyle section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Arthur Conan Doyle essays

  1. The speckled band - summary

    Her features were those of a woman of thirty, but her hair was shot with premature grey, and her expression was weary and haggard." The simile comparing the woman to a 'hunted animal' is very effective in building suspense. She is immediately portrayed as a vulnerable and sympathetic victim.

  2. Compare and contrast 'The Speckled Band' and Lamb to the Slaughter'

    Dr Watson comes across as being a clever man but not as near as Sherlock Holmes. He has always assisted Holmes crimes all of which he has helped to solve the case. Watson also enjoys his work at solving cases with Sherlock and he has always accompanied Sherlock, you can

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work